With so many different types of oils out there, it can be confusing to know which ones are good or bad for you. Check out these five healthy oils that are used in every Perfect Bar flavor recipe and boast a slew of good for your health benefits to help you live strong and long.
Organic sunflower seed oil: Whether munching on some seeds at a baseball game or using some as a salad topping, organic sunflower seeds and their heart healthy oils rich in linoleic acid provide essential fatty acids that everyone needs in his or her daily diet. This light tasting oil is higher in vitamin E than any other vegetable oil and contains added immune strengthening benefits.
Organic flax seed oil: Flax seeds are all the craze! Derived from a plant called linum usitassimum, flax seed oil contains a high concentration of Omega-3 fatty acids that are known to improve circulation, strengthen the body and reduce cholesterol. Flax seed oil can help treat and prevent heart disease, inflammatory disorders and infertility. Consuming a teaspoon a day can help promote healthy hair, skin, and nails.
Organic sesame seed oil: Sesame seeds may be tiny in size, but they pack a punch! Nutrient-dense and treasured for over 5,000 years, sesame seed oil contains high amounts of copper, manganese, calcium, and magnesium, as well as numerous other vitamins and minerals that offer incredible health benefits. Levels of zinc in sesame oil boost bone mineral density and produce collagen, giving skin a healthy glow. Magnesium can help combat diabetes and high blood pressure. It also aids in respiratory disorders by preventing airway spasms.
Organic olive oil: Where should we start? Organic olive oil can lower cholesterol accumulation in the blood and reduce the risk of heart attacks. It also boosts metabolism and is an excellent source of vitamin E. Additionally, olive oil aids in the digestion process and hydrates the skin.
Organic pumpkin seed oil: Don’t throw out your pumpkin seeds just yet! Pumpkin seeds and its oil are beneficial to the reproductive and urninary tract systems, as well as treating kidney problems and arthritis. It can help lower cholesterol and prevent parasitic-forms in the body. Try sprinkling olive oil on top of your seeds, season lightly, and roast them in the oven for a nutty and earthy taste!